Origins Available: English-Alt
The name Stansfeld was brought to England
in the great wave of migration following the Norman Conquest
of 1066. The Stansfeld family lived in Yorkshire
. Checking further we found the name was derived from the Old English "stan," meaning "stony," and "feld," meaning "field."
Early Origins of the Stansfeld family
The surname Stansfeld was first found in Yorkshire
where they held a family seat
from very early times where they were Lords of the manor of Stansfield and held that village which contained two churches and scattered moorland houses which were granted by Duke William,of Normandy
, their liege Lord, for their distinguished assistance at the Battle of Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Stansfeld family
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Stansfeld Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Stanfield, Standfield, Stansfield, Stansfeld and others.
Early Notables of the Stansfeld family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Stansfeld family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Fran Stanfield and his wife and four children who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1683.